Manerva E. Sears

16 August 1852–16 April 1880 (Age 27)
Logan, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Manerva E.

When Manerva E. Sears was born on 16 August 1852, in Logan, Kentucky, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson Sears, was 35 and her mother, Mary Jane Wimpy, was 33. She married Carrel Bailey Flood on 24 April 1873, in Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 16 April 1880, at the age of 27.

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Carrel Bailey Flood
Manerva E. Sears
Marriage: 24 April 1873
James Henry Flood
Lillie Elizabeth Flood

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 April 1873Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 9
    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 15
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Kerry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Saoghair ‘son of Saoghar’, a borrowing in Anglo-Norman Ireland of the Anglo-Norman French and Middle English personal name Saher, Seier (Old French Seheri), from ancient Germanic Sigeheri, Sighari, composed of the elements sig‘victory’ + hari, heri ‘army’. See Sayer 5.English: variant of Sayers .Americanized form of French (or French Canadian) Cyr and French Saint-Cyr (see St. Cyr ), with the addition of excrescent -s, a common feature of Americanized surnames.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (12)

    • Minerva E Sears in household of A J Sears, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Manerva E. Sears, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Men... Sears in entry for James Henry Flood, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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